The Free Columbia Art Center Fall Fest Open House Is Tomorrow

Embrace your inner artist (or discover them for the first time) at the free Columbia Art Center Fall Fest Open House! The art center will throw open its doors to the public from 12 to 2 p.m. tomorrow so that budding makers of all ages can check out what it has to offer—and try their […]

Roommate Drama? Here’s How to Keep the Peace

Living with other people can be fun and rewarding, but it also comes with certain challenges. It takes a while to learn how others operate on a daily basis, and there can be bumps along the way. If you find yourself butting heads with one of your roommates, follow these tips to bring everything back […]

Sept. 15 in Columbia: The Backyard Bash 5K/Fun Run and Festival!

The Backyard Bash 5K/Fun Run and Festival was such a hit last year that its organizers decided to bring it back for a second installment. The race is returning this year on Sunday, September 15th at 8 a.m., and it’s just the beginning of a day-long celebration in the Columbia community. Start the morning off […]

Working From Home? Here’s How to Be More Productive

Working from home comes with countless perks—the zero-minute commute, the flexible hours, the option to stay in your PJs all day. But there’s also one major drawback: It can be hard to focus outside of a traditional office space. Follow these tips to boost your working-from-home productivity. Set the stage. Before you even open your email, […]

Happening Now Near Huntington Square: The Maryland State Fair!

Deep-fried foods, big-name bands, and classic carnival rides are just a few of the attractions you can expect at the Maryland State Fair. The fair has been a state tradition for more than 140 years, so it makes sense that it would attract some top-tier entertainment—and it’s only 30 minutes from home in Lutherville-Timonium. Come […]

Quick and Easy Updates for a Rental Kitchen

Just because you don’t technically own your kitchen doesn’t mean you can’t make any upgrades. As long as it’s temporary and won’t cause damage upon removal, you’re welcome to add as much flair to your rental kitchen as you like! Here are a few ways to do it. Dress up your cabinets. You don’t have […]

Aug. 9 Near Huntington Square: Columbia Lakefront Summer Festival

The Columbia Lakefront Summer Festival is going on all season along the water in downtown Columbia, and there’s an upcoming installment you won’t want to miss. On Friday, August 9th, you can catch a session of Lakefront Movies when Marvel’s Ant-Man and the Wasp premieres in the outdoor arena. Bring a blanket and some snacks, […]

Beat the Heat This Summer With These Outdoor Workout Tips

It would be a shame to stay cooped up in the gym when the sun is shining outside! But the summer heat does present its own set of problems for outdoor workouts—the threats of heat exhaustion and sunburn, to name a few. Avoid common outdoor workout pitfalls with these tips. Dress (and apply sunscreen) accordingly. When […]

July 27 Near Huntington Square: Family Sandcastle Building Day

Whether you come with family or just a big group of friends, the Family Sandcastle Building Day is a great opportunity to indulge your artistic inclinations. It’s happening on the sandy shores at the front step of San Pedro’s Cabrillo Marine Aquarium on Saturday, July 27th from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Round up a […]

Move-In Essentials for First-Time Renters

If you’re brand new to renting, welcome! You might have a few questions about the best way to prepare for moving into your first place, like what to pack. This handy guide about move-in essentials will help you transition into your apartment with ease. Kitchen and pantry basics. If you’ve been living at home, in […]